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Parsons School of Design oral history program ➔ Audio interview with Melvin Dwork (1 of 2)

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Melvin Dwork (interviewee)
Jeanne F. Swadosh (interviewer)
Van Day Truex (subject)
Parsons School of Design (subject)
Angelo Donghia (subject)
Yale R. Burge (subject)


October 4 2010


In this audio recording conducted by archivist Jeanne Swadosh at Parsons School of Design, interior designer Melvin Dwork discusses his design education at Parsons School of Design in the 1940s, his experiences as a gay man serving in the Navy during World War II, and his career spanning over five decades.





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